Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2012 Public perception of drinking water safety in South Africa 2002-2009: a repeated cross-sectional study

In low and middle income countries, public perceptions of drinking water safety are relevant to promotion of household water treatment and t...

2011 Baseline survey: water, health and development: three site rural communities in the Amathole district municipality

This baseline study undertakes an analysis of the basic demographics, access to water sources, water use, hygiene conditions, and hygiene pr...

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2010 How much water is enough?: domestic metered water consumption and free basic water volumes: the case of Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg

This article is based on an in-depth case study of urban water services to poor households in the community of Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg, ...

2010 Socio-economic and epidemiology survey in the upstream areas of LHWP Phase 1 dams: Volume 3: nutrition and health findings

This report deals specifically with the nutrition and health-related findings of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project....